You and your love have discussed marriage, and wedding bells are in your near future. How do you make sure your man knows what you want without compromising the romance and surprise of it all?
Here comes the ring!
You hint, and you hint hard. Just know what you want before hinting.
But do you really even know what you want or like? It's okay if you don't. Fret no more, because the jewelry experts at James Allen are here to help. They have provided you with five questions to ask yourself before embarking on this adventurous journey with your man.
What are the 4 C's?
There are many complex attributes that affect a diamond's overall beauty and quality. The 4 C's are a way for you to determine what you are looking for in a diamond (and to make sure you don't get a fake). While pricing out the perfect diamond that will be your most prized accessorry, you're going to want to look at cut, color, clarity and carat weight.
What style ring do you want?
It is also imperative that you know what setting and diamond shape you prefer. Whether you're shopping with your man or just on a casual shopping day by yourself, this ring you're shoppping for is going to be on your finger for a long time, so you need to know what you want.
What is his budget?
Now, before you get ahead of yourself, you need to know what his budget is so you can look accordingly. Here is the point where you throw a subtle hint in there to get a feeler as to where he stands. I mean, let's face it, you don't want to pick out a ring that is far above his means.
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